News Item


Exciting New Updates for Elvis Week 2012

March 22, 2012



We are excited to be able to share some fun and exciting new announcements for Elvis Week 2012, including more guest names, new event details and more. Check out these exciting updates below and be sure you are signed up for our e-newsletters so you will know the latest information on Elvis Week as soon as it is available.

New Guest and Event Announcements
We are excited to announce the following will be joining our Elvis Week lineup:
  • Mike Stoller will be a special guest at the Elvis Songwriters Showcase on August 11
  • Brad Birkedahl and band will perform during the Elvis Week Kick-Off Concert on August 11
  • Ultimate ETA Contest winners Justin Shandor and Brandon Bennett  will perform with the Change of Habit Band at the Celebrate The King Concert on August 12
  • DJ Fontana, Tom Moffatt, Ginger Holladay and Mary Pederson will join the lineup at the Official Elvis Insiders Conference on August 13
  • James Burton and Joe Guercio will be special guests at the Fan Club Presidents’ Event on August 14
  • The EAS Band will once again join us as the official band for the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest rounds on August 17 and 18
  • Loanne Parker, Dick Grob, Sam Thompson and Charles Stone will all share stories of being on tour with Elvis during Conversations on Elvis – Behind the Stage on August 17
  • David Briggs, Norbert Putnam and Chip Young, session musicians on many of Elvis’ legendary recordings in the ‘60s and ’70s will speak at Conversations on Elvis – In the Studio on August 18.
  • The Last Chance Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest returns to the Memphis Hard Rock Cafe on August 10, 12 and 13.
More guest announcements will be coming soon!

Click here to visit the Elvis Week schedule of events for a complete listing of events.
Click here to visit the Elvis Week guest page to see amazing list of all our special guests.

Sold Out Tickets for Elvis Week Events
The following tickets categories are now SOLD OUT for Elvis Week:
  • All-Access Pass to the Elvis Week Main Stage
  • $300 VIP Package for the Elvis 35th Anniversary Concert at the FedExForum
  • $105 tickets for the Elvis 35th Anniversary Concert at the FedExForum
  • $139 VIP Package for the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest
Great seats and tickets are still are available for all Elvis Week events. For a full listing of events and ticket prices, click here.

Elvis Week Parking Pass
Parking passes for Elvis Week are available and offer savings on parking fees at Graceland. Parking passes can only be purchased at Graceland during the dates listed below.

$60 Parking Pass will be available to purchase August 10 through August 12. The pass will be good for Graceland Parking on August 10 through August 18. A savings of up to $30 off parking fees.

$40 Parking Pass will be available to purchase August 13 through August 15. The pass will be good for Graceland parking on August 13 through August 18. A savings of up to $20 off parking fees.

Staying Connected during Elvis Week
Be watching Elvis.com for announcements and updates on all the ways you can stay connected during Elvis Week 2012. Whether you will be celebrating with us here in Memphis or online from somewhere in the world, there will be great ways for everyone to experience this great celebration of Elvis’ life and legacy. Stay tuned for more!